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Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG)


Get papers ready for audit, CAG writes to West Bengal health department

August 22, 2021 1:03 am

According to CAG sources, there were complaints manifold from across states during the Covid-19 pandemic on the rickety healthcare structure, infrastructure, services at hospitals and health centres.

CAG report indicts TN govt under AIADMK regime for losses worth crores

June 25, 2021 10:46 am

These were related to electricity monolith Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (for year ended 31 March 2019), the liquor entity, Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation, a Bio Park, and a cement corporation (audit for these three entities are for year ended 31 March 2018).

JNU approves MA in Audit and Accounts programme at CAG's training centre

March 24, 2021 12:47 pm

According to a statement, the university has given recognition to a new programme of MA in Audit and Accounts to be offered by the CAG's premier training institute, National Academy for Audit and Accounts (NAAA), Shimla.

Health emerges as key area for CAG amid Covid-19

June 05, 2020 4:18 am

The performance audit of CGHS will be focused on the procurement of drugs for over 400 CGHS wellness centres and polyclinics, 73 labs and 3 hospitals spread across more than 40 cities.

CBI should maintain 'arm's-length' relationship with govt: Former CAG Vinod Rai

September 08, 2019 5:00 pm

In his book titled, "Rethinking Good Governance: Holding to Account India's Public Institutions", Vinod Rai, writes that accountability institutions that form the foundational pillars of any democracy seem to be losing their structural strength.

CAG Rajiv Mehrishi elected external auditor of WHO

June 03, 2019 4:29 pm

Mehrishi was elected at the 72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva last month with a majority. Apart from India, others competing for the position were the Auditors General of Congo, France, Ghana, Tunisia and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

CAG red-flags Raipur tenders: 477 bids came from only 74 computers

January 11, 2019 6:41 am

The report said that the “audit observed that in 1,921 tenders valued at Rs 4,601 crore invited by 17 departments, one or more bidders had used such 74 computers to upload their tender details."

Citing loss, Congress seeks CAG audit in Rafale deal

October 05, 2018 5:42 am

The Congress drew CAG Rajiv Mehrishi’s attention to former French president Francois Hollande’s statement that the Indian government had proposed the name of Anil Ambani’s Reliance Defence as the offset partner for the deal

Uttarakhand not ODF state: CAG report

September 21, 2018 8:21 am

The state government's claim of "making all the 265 villages in 132 Gram Panchayats of seven districts open defecation free was found to be incorrect".

Several irregularities in Gender Budgeting in Rajasthan: CAG

March 09, 2018 3:37 pm

The scheme aims to strengthen women self help groups (SHGs) through clustering, capacity building and handholding and linking them with livelihood promotion programmes. It could not be implemented due to non-approval of work plan by the finance department, the report said.